Sep 13, 2017Latest News, Local NewsComments Off on Cabinet Approved to Amend Pradeshiya Sabhas Act 1737 Views
According to current Local Authorities laws, Pradeshiya Sabhas or other governing authorities cannot undertake any development activities or welfare projects for the plantation sector people, if the lands are owned by plantation companies. This matter was raised in various forums by up country leaders.
Followed by a discussion Ministers Palani Digambaram, Mano Ganeshan, and Nuwara Eliya District MP M. Thilakaraj had with Provincial Councils and Local Government Minister Faizer Musthafa recently, a cabinet paper was submitted to amend Pradeshiya Sabhas Act .
The Cabinet of Ministers has given the approval to amend the Pradeshiya Sabhas Act No 15 of 1987 to serve the plantation sector as well.